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Admissions

What is the process for admissions?

The admissions open in October. You can start with a visit to the school for a counselling session and get to know about our school culture, teaching methodology and principles. Our Parent Relation Department will be happy to answer all your queries.

After confirming that the school meets your expectations and your ward’s needs, you can register by filling in the enquiry form. Interaction with the student is mandatory and is arranged with the concerned coordinators. Based on the interaction, admission may be granted to the student, however, it is only confirmed after payment of applicable fee.

When does the academic year begin at Epistemo Global School?

The academic session starts in March – April every year and continues till March in the subsequent year.

My child did not study in CBSE. Is it still possible to get admitted in Epistemo Global School?

Yes, we do accept applications of students coming from other educational systems. However, it largely depends on the class in which admission is sought in, and interaction with the student.

I have a second child, do I get any preference?

We give preference to siblings of existing students of the school. In case of limited availability of seats, a sibling/reference of an existing student will be given preference.

What are the documents required for the admission?

Following documents are required to be submitted:

  • Filled in enquiry form for registration.
  • 2 passport size photographs.
  • Student Progress Report of the previous year.
  • Transfer Certificate (TC) /Birth Certificate whichever is applicable. The TC should be countersigned by the concerned authority of the educational Board. For students coming from abroad, TC should be countersigned by the Consulate of the concerning Embassy.

Character Certificate duly signed by the Principal of the previous school.

What is the average class strength?

Class Students per section
Pre-Primary 24
Primary 30
Middle School 36
High School 36

Is there emphasis on English as a spoken language?

The school emphasizes on communication skills as it is the most important skill in today’s competitive world. English is the only language of communication in the school. Learners get enough opportunities to address assemblies and participate in class activities that emphasize on spoken English.

Other languages offered:

Class II Language III Language
Grade I – IV Hindi or Telugu
Grade V – VIII Hindi, Telugu, French, Spanish Hindi, Telugu, French,
Grade IX – X Hindi, Telugu, French, Spanish

*Subject to change as per CBSE guidelines

What sports does the school offer?

The school offers Swimming, Cricket, Lawn Tennis, Skating, Archery, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Table Tennis, Chess, Yoga, Karate and Taekwondo. Intra-school and Inter-school tournaments are held on a regular basis to encourage and promote sports. Epistemo Global boasts of a swimming pool of 25 metres. Swimming is compulsory for students of Primary section and optional for higher grade students. School campus has open spaces to play. Trained & experienced physical educators have been engaged to ensure that the children participate in age appropriate sports and exercises.

What is the role of an Epistemo parent?

We believe ‘teachers should take care of teaching and parents should do parenting’, only then a child feels secure and grows up with confidence. Just as we take care of training the child, we would like our parents to take care of the following:

  • Abiding by the policies and regulations, stated in the School Diary, which governs the day to day functioning of the school.
  • Regular monitoring of the child’s performance.
  • Checking and signing the notes in the school almanac.
  • Monitoring the test papers and consulting the concerned educators periodically.
  • Encouraging and supporting the child to participate in all events and competitions.
  • Updating themselves through the Weekly Transaction Report sent by mail every Saturday.
  • Attending Parent Teacher Meet and Parent Orientation Programme conducted at regular intervals.

School timings:

Class Monday – Friday Saturday
Nursery 8.20 am – 12.30 pm Holiday
PP1 – Grade IV 8.20 am – 3.30 pm Holiday
Grade V – X 8.20 am – 3.30 pm Saturdays- Half day
Second Saturday Holiday

What is the procedure for leaving school campus during school hours in case of any exigency?

A written request must be submitted by the parents. A ‘Permission Slip’ is to be obtained and shown at the school gate before leaving the campus.

What is the procedure to apply for leave?

In case a child needs to be absent from school, parents are requested to send a written request for the absence. The leave request is subject to conditions and may be granted at the discretion of the school.

What is the mode of communication with the school?

Epistemo religiously follows two primary modes of communication; the School Diary and EG Mirror, our weekly transaction report. Other than that we can be contacted via emails and phone calls.

How frequently do you conduct PTMs?

Parent Teacher Meet is organized on a very regular basis. Time schedule for the same is sent in advance to the parents. Attendance is mandatory for the parents. Should a need arise to meet the teacher apart from PTM, a prior appointment can be taken by approaching the school via diary message, email or a phone call.

Transport Facility

Do you provide transport facility?

The school has buses, which ply in different parts of the city. Please check with us to know more about the routes and feasibility, if you wish to avail transport facility.

Are the children accompanied on the buses?

Teachers commute in most of the school buses up to their stop. However, lady security officers are deployed in every route to escort the children.

What is the procedure to change the address and pick up/drop point?

Address can be changed by submitting an application in writing or through email. A notice of at least 2 days is required for the same.

Meals

Does the school have provision for lunch and snacks for the students?

The school provides well-balanced lunch with different varieties to cater to everyone’s needs and preferences. It is optional and parents need to specify if they want to opt for it at the time of payment of term fee.

One time school lunch can be provided at a nominal cost, in case a student does not get lunch from home. In such cases, the School needs to be informed in the morning by 9.00 am. It is mandatory for all students and staff to have their lunch together in our dining hall, Amaranthine.

School does not have the provision to make snacks available. Students need to get healthy snacks from home for the mid-morning break.

Miscellaneous

Birthday celebration

The students are allowed to wear decent casuals on their birthday. However, parents must ensure that they wear comfortable shoes. They can carry simple chocolates or candies for their friends and teachers. Cake and other expensive gifts are not allowed on campus.

How do you ensure proper hygiene?

The school has employed trained housekeeping staff under an effective supervisor. Frequent inspections happen throughout the day to ensure a clean campus. The campus has RO system with water coolers to provide safe and clean drinking water.

How do you ensure safety of the children?

Carrying identity card is compulsory for all students and staff. Visitors need to make entries at security and are issued ID cards too before entering the campus. Visitors are escorted by the security into the campus to the person they need to visit. The campus is equipped with CCTV cameras to ensure constant surveillance.

All the classes are monitored by teachers at all times. Housekeeping staff and other helpers are always available, especially during break timings. The young students are accompanied by the housekeeping ladies and frequently by the teachers, for restroom breaks, to ensure they are taken care of. All disciplinary & disruptive issues are addressed immediately. Students are expected to follow school rules and conduct themselves appropriately.

How do you cater to a child who falls sick during school hours?

School has a well-equipped infirmary managed by a trained nurse. First aid is administered immediately and subsequently, parents are consulted to decide the next course of action. We have tied up with corporate hospitals where medical services are provided on a priority basis.

In case of any other question which is not answered here:

You can email us at pre@epistemoglobal.com
You may contact T: 040-6464 3177 / 5177 M: +91-9248 111 443 / 446 / 271.